Dr. KenZoe Brian J. Selassie-Okpe is an incredibly talented and dynamic critical theories research scholar and professor, guest lecturer, and keynote speaker as well as nonprofit resource development officer, communications consultant, and public servant professional. As a critical theories research scholar and professor, Dr. Selassie-Okpe specializes in intercultural rhetoric, African American rhetoric, sociolinguistics, organizational communication and behavior, Africana womanism and literary tradition, and nonverbal communication. He has developed critical research focused on Black life dynamics within HipHop, Africana womanism, and African cultural traditions as they respectively intersect American and Nigerian popular culture’s mass media. As a senior consultant for KB & Associates Consulting Services, LLC., Dr. Selassie-Okpe leverages his government sector experience in community relations, grants and resource development, and budget and operations to assist nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, educational institutions, think-tank and research groups, and quasi-government and government agencies with achieving their desired goals. Dr. Selassie-Okpe earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Communication and Culture from Howard University, a Master of Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, Master of Public Administration from Walden University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mount Union. He is a 2016-2017 Fulbright-Hays scholarship recipient and currently serves as the Dean of English, World Languages and Cultures, and Communication Studies at City College of San Francisco. Recently, he has served as Editor of Dr. Molefi K. Asante’s 2019 publication: 400 Years of Witnessing. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member and Acquisitions Director for Universal Write Publications.